Curry wasn’t happy with James’ trash talk in Finals, but admits ‘mutual respect’

During Game 1 of the 2018 NBA Finals, LeBron James and Stephen Curry started jawing at each other with less than a minute left in overtime after James blocked Curry’s layup attempt, and Curry says he didn’t appreciate James staring him down and talking smack. Curry was joined by Klay Thompson and the two Warriors stars were going back and […]

Ballmer says Clippers won’t tank to get a better draft pick

Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer says the team won’t tank during the 2018-19 season to get a better pick in the 2019 NBA draft. This upcoming season will be the first year since 2011 that the Clippers won’t have Chris Paul, Blake Griffin or DeAndre Jordan on the team. Paul was traded to the Houston Rockets last summer, Griffin was […]

Rockets sign free-agent forward Caboclo to Exhibit 10 deal

The Houston Rockets have signed free-agent forward Bruno Caboclo, according to a report by Chris Haynes of ESPN. Free agent forward Bruno Caboclo, Houston have reach an agreement, league sources tell ESPN. — Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) August 17, 2018 The 6-foot-9, 218-pound Caboclo became an unrestricted free agent when the Sacramento Kings did not extend […]

Rockets waive former Celtics’ first-round pick Hunter

The Houston Rockets have waived guard R.J. Hunter, according to a report by Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports. Sources: The Houston Rockets have waived former Celtics first-round pick R.J. Hunter, who was on a two-way deal. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) August 17, 2018 Hunter, a 6-foot-5, 185-pounder, was signed by Houston to a two-way contract […]

Sexton says ‘nothing’ went through his mind when James left

Cleveland Cavaliers rookie point guard Collin Sexton says “nothing” went through his mind when he found out LeBron James was signing with the Los Angeles Lakers instead of returning to Cleveland. Sexton, who had a strong summer league showing, has implied he’s ready to step up for the Cavs and shock people in 2018-19. “Nothing,” Sexton told […]

Clippers’ Beverley: ‘We are the best team in LA’

Los Angeles Clippers guard Patrick Beverley has never been one to mince words and the rugged defender continued that trend Wednesday night. At an event for season ticket holders, Beverley said the Clippers, and not the Los Angeles Lakers, are the best team in LA and that the Clippers will make the playoffs in 2018-19. “I’ll […]

Jones: Four biggest names to follow in trade rumors

T he biggest news at the NBA trade deadline last season was made by the Cleveland Cavaliers, as general manager Koby Altman basically gave his team a makeover and did so on the fly, actually in a span of a couple of hours on deadline day. On one day (Feb. 8), Altman sent six players […]